This wine is produced from a quinta owned by João Nicolau d'Almeida, a major figure in the development of Douro grape varieties and Douro wines. The wine is still young and firm, with concentrated tannins as well as rich blackberry fruits. It is a dense wine, with layered tannins and acidity supporting the ripe fruits. Drink from 2019.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.